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National Summary

Tonight

Mostly cloudy overnight, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle, persistent in places, with a few heavy bursts, especially in parts of the east, but more patchy elsewhere. A mild humid night, with hill and coastal fog. Minimum temperatures 8 to 12 Celsius, in light easterly or variable breezes.

Tomorrow

Monday will be mostly cloudy, with outbreaks of rain and drizzle during the morning, persistent in parts of the north and northeast and lingering there into the early afternoon, but more patchy elsewhere. A few bright spells will develop during the afternoon, mainly in parts of the west, but some scattered showers will occur also. Maximum temperatures 16 to 19 Celsius, in light variable breezes.

Outlook

Headline: Changeable weather for the rest od the week, with some rain at times, but with good dry intervals also.Tuesday night: Mainly dry, with clear spells and calm conditions. Misty in places, with fog patches developing. Cool, with minimum temperatures of 4 to 8 Celsius., A little patchy drizzle my develop later on some western or southern coasts.Wednesday: Most areas will be dry, with some bright or sunny spells, mainly in eastern areas, but cloudy in many parts, with a little patchy drizzle or light rain, mainly on some southern, western and northwestern coasts. Becoming humid, with hill and coastal fog developing. 17 to 20 Celsius, in mostly light to moderate southerly breezes, freshening along Atlantic coasts. Thursday: Outbreaks of rain will become persistent for a time in Atlantic coastal counties in the early morning, spreading gradually eastwards across the country, in mostly moderate southerly winds. Clearer, cooler conditions, with sunny spells and just a few scattered showers, will follow gradually during the afternoon and early evening. Maximum temperatures 14 to 17 Celsius.Friday and weekend: Early indications suggest that it will be relatively cool and fresh, with sunny spells and scattered showers, some of the showers heavy, with a risk of thunder, but some areas will escape with very few of the showers. Winds mostly moderate, south to southwesterly in direction.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

North-Northeast, 9 Knots, Fair, 18 Miles, 1018, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

Northeast, 3 Knots, Recent rain, 10 Miles, 1017, Falling slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

North-Northeast, 14 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1014, Falling slowly

Roches Point Automatic

East-Northeast, 6 Knots, Mod drizzle, 13 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

East-Northeast, 5 Knots, Recent drizzle, 14 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly

Valentia Automatic

CALM, Windspeed Not Available, , Rain shower, 5 Miles, 1015, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

East, 8 Knots, Cloudy, 26 Miles, 1016, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

North-Northeast, 5 Knots, Cloudy, 12 Miles, 1017, Steady

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

North-Northeast, 5 Knots, Wave ht:0.3 m, 1016, Falling slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

East-Southeast, 11 Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, 1015, Falling slowly

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

East-Northeast, 9 Knots, Wave height not available, 1017, Steady

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

East-Southeast, 12 Knots, Wave ht: 1.3 m, 1015, Falling slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Friday 12 May 2017 Issued at 0500 Thursday 11 May 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: A light, variable airflow covers Ireland as high pressure declines over central Europe. A shallow depression will approach the southeast coast today.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Slyne Head to Rossan Pt to Belfast Lough

Wind: Mainly southerly force 3 or less, becoming variable or northerly this evening and becoming variable tonight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Belfast Lough to Wicklow Head to Mizen Head and for the Irish Sea

Wind: North to northeast force 3 or less, becoming variable tonight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen head to Loop Head to Slyne Head

Wind: Northerly force 3 or less, veering northwesterly force 2 to 4 this afternoon, decreasing force 2 or 3 later this evening, continuing the same overnight.

Weather: Fair this morning, showers developing in the south this afternoon, extending northwards and becoming more widespread tonight.

Visibility: Good, decreasing moderate or poor in showers.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Saturday 13 May 2017: Generally light to moderate variable winds, Scattered showers, some heavy.

Weather Warnings

National Warning

Widespread rain with the risk of heavy and thundery downpours for a time on Saturday which may lead to accumulations of 20-30mm.

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